Power Shuttle Car - PSC (Perpendicular Application)

power shuttle car perpendicular applicationThis car consists of Reversing Power Live Roller (PLR) Conveyor fabricated on a 6" Tubular structural steel frame. This device is used for transfer of product from one conveyor to another conveyor and is often utilized when a larger Transfer Car is not required. The Shuttle Car can include Manual Controls or Automatic Controls to service specified pickup and delivery points. The car also includes Entry/Exit photo-eyes on the conveyor to assist in loading the car.

power shuttle car perpendicular application

Guidance: In-floor center guide track with a 1-3/4'' opening in which two guide mechanisms on the car ride.

Controls: Allen Bradley Series 5 Programmable Controller located in a Control Panel on the Floor will provide Manual Control and (when applicable) Automatic control.

  • An optional Variable Frequency Controller provides smooth acceleration and deceleration. Slow down and over travel limits are provided.

Support Wheels: Four (4) 8'' "Poly-Type" wheel assemblies mounted in precision flange mounted bearings. Surface must be smooth and level to ensure proper operation and to prolong wheel life.

Safety Features: The car can be equipped with Pressure Sensitive Safety Bumpers at both ends. Optional Fail-Safe Sensors can also be included which stop the car when obstructions are detected ahead of the car. Warning light and audible signal with automatic decibel tone are also provided to signal the car is in motion. The car has Emergency Stop Buttons located at the control station (when applicable).

Sideframe: 5'' x 6.7# Structural Channel with 1/4'' x 2-1/2'' "Drop-In" Roller Support Bar. Rollers are 10 gauge, 2-1/2'' diameter on 3'' centers supported by 11/16'' hex shafts. Bearings are all heavy duty, greased, shielded and sealed with a load rating of 750# per roller.

PSC Drive: 1 or 1-1/2 hp Brakemotor with optional Variable Frequency controller capable of achieving a high speed of 100 fpm. Single speeds of 30, 45, or 60 fpm

Conveyor Drive: 1 hp totally enclosed industrial rated 1750 rpm motor.

Power: Festoon cable connects to a mast mounted to the car.

Preassembly: Unit is wired and (if applicable) plumbed to a junction box at the factory.

Conveyor Height: 12'' TOR minimum.

Capacity: 5,000 lbs. maximum.

Voltage: System Voltage is 230/460 volt, 60 hertz, 3 phase with 115 volt, single phase control voltage.